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  • Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher has a hot staff, is off hot seat

    The criticism of Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher last season was every bit as fierce as that of former hitting coach Mickey Hatcher in the weeks and months leading up to Hatcher's firing in May 2012. The 2013 rotation, which included two of the worst...
  • Angels right-hander Cory Rasmus earns another start

    Angels right-hander Cory Rasmus earns another start
    Cory Rasmus will get his second straight start in place of the injured Garrett Richards on Saturday night when the Angels play the Minnesota Twins in Target Field, Manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday. Rasmus, who went 3-1 with a 2.68 earned-run...
  • Angels' C.J. Wilson is hit hard in 8-3 loss to Astros

    Angels' C.J. Wilson is hit hard in 8-3 loss to Astros
    The Angels are fully prepared to use a bullpen relay team to fill the rotation spot vacated by the injured Garrett Richards. They did not think they'd need a similar relief effort in the games C.J. Wilson pitches. But Wilson dropped the baton Tuesday...
  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker keeps shutting 'em down

     Angels' Matt Shoemaker keeps shutting 'em down
    Matt Shoemaker's journey from being an undrafted free agent to matching a pitching standard set by Nolan Ryan can't be measured in years or pitch counts. Shoemaker's passage from signing with the Angels in 2008 after a career at Eastern Michigan...
  • Angels get A's for effort in 4-0 victory

    Angels get A's for effort in 4-0 victory
    Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp risked serious injury when he crashed into the wall in a gallant effort to rob Angels catcher Chris Iannetta of a two-run home run in the fifth inning Friday night. Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton hurled his body into...
  • Angels pitcher Garrett Richards comes to grips with knee injury

    Angels pitcher Garrett Richards knew the moment he fell awkwardly into the dirt after catching a spike near first base in Fenway Park in the second inning of an Aug. 20 game against the Boston Red Sox that his season was over. “After I heard the...
  • Angels rookie Matt Shoemaker is something of a savior as they win, 8-2

    Angels rookie Matt Shoemaker is something of a savior as they win, 8-2
    It will be almost impossible for Matt Shoemaker to pry the American League rookie-of-the-year award from the meaty mitts of Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu, who is hitting .308 with 33 homers and a league-leading 94 runs batted in. But the Angels...
  • Marlins pound Wade LeBlanc as Angels fall back into first-place tie

    One way for the Angels to minimize the loss of Garrett Richards — at least, in their minds — is to tell themselves that the hard-throwing right-hander, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last week, pitched only once every five days....
  • Veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon does not appear to be a fit for Angels

    Bartolo Colon reportedly cleared waivers Monday, making him eligible to be traded to any club, but the New York Mets right-hander does not appear to be a fit for the Angels because of his age (41) and a contract that guarantees him $11 million in 2015....
  • Angels lose some ground in Oakland

    Angels lose some ground in Oakland
    Mike Scioscia was fully aware of both the calendar and the consequences Friday when his Angels opened a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics. The lead in the American League West was hanging in the balance with five weeks left in the season....
  • Oakland Athletics take first game of series with Angels, 5-3

    Oakland Athletics take first game of series with Angels, 5-3
    KEY MOMENT: Angels reliever Jason Grilli came into a tie game in the sixth inning and five batters later Oakland had a two-run lead on an infield single, Sam Fuld's triple to right-center and Andy Parrino's scoring fly ball. The Angels didn't quit,...